Translation of employer in Spanish:

employer

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈplɔɪər; ɪmˈplɔɪə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (manager, boss) empleador, (m,f); (of domestic worker etc) patrón, (m,f) she's a fair employer es justa con sus empleados unions and employers los sindicatos y la patronal or los empresarios
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    • In any free market employers are forced to compete for the services of their employees.
    • They feel that they have been let down by the Government, the employers and now by their own union.
    • The council has not yet prosecuted any employers for breaking child employment laws.
    1.2 (business, organization) one of the biggest employers in the country uno de los mayores empleadores del país, una de las empresas/uno de los organismos que más trabajadores tiene en el país list your three most recent employers indique las tres últimas empresas para las que ha trabajado employer's contributions aportes (masculine plural) del empleador or de la empresa (Latin America/América Latina) , cotizaciones (feminine plural) por parte de la empresa (Spain/España)

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